Tags: Israel

Shimon Peres: An official statement

The South African Jewish Board of Deputies (SAJBD), the South African Zionist Federation (SAZF) and the United Jewish Campaign (UJC), together with the Israeli people and the broader international community, joins in mourning the passing of Shimon Peres, visionary world statesman, peace activist and inspirational founding father of the State of Israel. In a political…

The ACDP stands with Israel

OFFICIAL STATEMENT: The African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) has called on the SA government and global community to condemn Palestinian terror and demand that action is taken against those inciting violence. The recent wave of Palestinian terror – which has claimed the lives of 37 victims and wounded hundreds over the course of the past…

Shielding Israel from local hate speech

SAZF Cape Council’s Ben Levitas responds to Media Review Network’s latest anti-Semitic torrent Israel-hater Ayeesha J. Soni recently wrote an opinion piece for South Africa’s Mail and Guardian newspaper in which she compares Israel to Hitler. Herewith our response: There is no nation more qualified to chair the United Nations “Sixth Legal Committee” than Israel. Israel has…

Prime Minister Netanyahu’s speech at the UN 29 September 2014

PRIME MINISTER BENJAMIN NETANYAHU: Thank you, Mr. President, Distinguished delegates, I come here from Jerusalem to speak on behalf of my people, the people of Israel. I’ve come here to speak about the dangers we face and about the opportunities we see. I’ve come here to expose the brazen lies spoken from this very podium…